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Dhanushka Thamarapani

Dhanu Thamarapani is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at California State University, Chico.

Dhanu's research combines the fields of economics, geography, psychology, and nutrition. Her research interests, broadly construed, fits into human capital development, formation and stability of preferences, fertility choice, and child health. She is an ardent follower of large and publicly available datasets that facilitate equitable research across the spectrum. She divides her time between academic research, teaching, and consulting.